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The Territorial Imperative.

Robert. Ardrey

The Territorial Imperative.

by Robert. Ardrey

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Published by Delta .
Written in English


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ContributionsBerdine (illustrator) Ardrey (Illustrator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7517039M
ISBN 100440086191
ISBN 109780440086192

The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry Into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations, usually referred to as The Territorial Imperative, is a nonfiction work by Robert Ardrey. It describes the evolutionarily determined instinct among humans toward territoriality and the implications of this territoriality in human meta-phenomena such as property ownership and nation building.   In this revolutionary book Robert Ardrey takes a concept familiar to every biologist, brings together for the first time a fair sampling of all scientific observations of this form of behavior, and demonstrates that man obeys the same laws as does many other animal species. In The Territorial Imperative, however, he explores more deeply and Brand: StoryDesign LTD.

  All of the life forms are essentially the same ever evolving as "I". territorial imperative. the instinctive compulsion to gain and defend a territory. Many zoologists believe this drive to be more compelling and persuasive than the The territorial imperative: a personal inquiry into the - Google Books The territorial imperative: a personal inquiry into the animal origins of property and nations. Front Cover.

The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations (Kodansha Globe) With skill and humor Ardrey leads us through terrain which is very serious indeed: the orgins of human behavior. If we ignore or are unaware of our behavioral links to the animal kingdom we miss one of the more profound understandings /5(21). Click to read more about The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations by Robert Ardrey. LibraryThing is a /5.


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Also, You Can Read Online Full Book Like its predecessor, The Territorial Imperative is a work of wit, of literary wealth, of high adventure. Again the author draws on his inexhaustible knowledge of animal ways, and again his wife presents her intriguing sketches of animal life.

Robert Ardrey (Octo – Janu ) was an American playwright, screenwriter and science writer perhaps best known for The Territorial Imperative (). After a Broadway and Hollywood career, he returned to his academic training in anthropology and the behavioral sciences in the s.

As a playwright and screenwriter Ardrey received many accolades. He was awarded a. Influential ethology books On Aggression, Konrad Lorenz () African Genesis (), Robert Ardrey The Territorial Imperative, Robert Ardrey () Lorenz's Hydraulic or Drive Discharge Theory: ¾aggressive energy builds in the organism ¾if the energy is not released the organism will be harmed ¾the organism seeks a releasing mechanism (e.g., territorial intruder).

“What we call patriotism, in other words, is a calculable force which, released by a predictable situation, will animate man in a manner no different from other territorial species.” ― Robert Ardrey, The Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry Into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations.

In this revolutionary book Robert Ardrey takes a concept familiar to every biologist, brings together for the first time a fair sampling of all scientific observations of this form of behavior, and demonstrates that man obeys the same laws as does many other animal species.

Like its predecessor, The Territorial Imperative is a work of wit. Years ago I read The Territorial Imperative in which author Robert Ardrey explores his 'central notion that territory – not food and not sex – is our strongest biological drive'.

Rather than spend time looking for the book on my bookshelves, I know it's there somewhere, I downloaded a sample chapter to my Kindle to remind myself of more of the detail. The Territorial Imperative was a ground-breaking book.

It submitted that man, while being a reasoning creature was also driven by certain instincts, one of which was to define its own territory. It was shown that the defining and defending of these territories was one of the basic drives, and a significant driving force in human growth and.

Educated as an anthropologist, a playwright by profession, Robert 'Ardrey billed himself as anthropology's Rip Van Winkle when he returned to the field in with a visit in Africa to view Professor Dart's cache of bones.

Out of his reawakening came African Genesis (p.), a stimulating, controversial book about evolution. Now in The Territorial Imperative he climbs farther out on. In The Territorial Imperative, however, he explores more deeply and incisively man's evolutionary nature and threatens even more forcefully some of our most precious assumptions.

In a time when we attribute to man either no instincts at all, or instincts too weak to be of significance, Mr. Ardrey's conclusions concerning the instinctual force. In a lifetime of reading only a few books have challenged, enlightened and stirred up my brain cells as effectively as Robert Ardrey's The Territorial Territorial Imperative: A Personal Inquiry into the Animal Origins of Property and Nations (Kodansha Globe) With skill and humor Ardrey leads us through terrain which is very serious indeed: the orgins of human behavior.5/5(5).

The Territorial Imperative explores an area of interest in comparative political economy - the interaction of politics and economics at the mesolevel of the polity. Noting the ubiquity of regional economic disparities within advanced industrial democracies, Jeffrey Anderson undertakes a sophisticated analysis of the complex political conflicts such disparities generate.

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In that book he takes a look at the human drive toward territoriality and the implications it has on property ownership and nation building."The Territorial Imperative is interesting reading.

The book reminds me of the importance of the spatial dimension of political life and the need to analyze carefully the interaction between levels of government and their respective configurations of organized interests." American Journal of SociologyCited by: